Bon Secours Health System PATIENT SAFETY SPECIALIST - RN PREFERRED in NORFOLK, Virginia
Req # 108367BR
Position Title PATIENT SAFETY SPECIALIST - RN PREFERRED
Market Bon Secours Hampton Roads
Posting Facility BSHR - SHARED SERVICES
Department GENERAL QUALITY ASSURANCE
Job Specs POSITION SUMMARY
The Patient Safety Specialist is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the development of patient safety/quality improvement initiatives to reduce medical errors and healthcare incidents. Promotes clinical effectiveness and innovation, and identifies best practices for clinical excellence and patient safety. In collaboration with leadership and staff, ensures performance improvements that support the reduction of clinical errors and other factors that contribute to unintended adverse patient outcomes. Assures that high quality of service is provided to patients and physicians at all times, and that all activities are in accordance with regulatory standards, the mission, objectives and standards of care.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Healthcare related field.
Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality preferred.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a health care setting with extensive knowledge of performance improvement and patient safety methodologies.
Excellent organization, communication, and group facilitation skills.
Self-directed work practices.
Understanding of National Patient Safety Initiatives and key components of care delivery, which drive improved outcomes.
Knowledge of various software applications: MS-Excel, Word, MS-Access and web based tools, decision support software.
Demonstrates leadership and interpersonal competencies necessary to develop, organize, motivate and coordinate groups across the organization.
Shift (check all that apply) Day
Schedule 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Weekends? No Weekends
By Profession Professional
At Bon Secours, we believe in Right Relationships and as an organization we are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Bon Secours Health System, Inc. policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Bon Secours also provides reasonable accommodations to disabled employees and applicants as required by law.